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upper left reverse: MARK ROTHKO / 195[?]


The artist [1903-1970]; his estate; consigned 1970 to (Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York); transferred 1977 back to the artist's estate;[1] transferred 1979 to The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York; gift 1986 to NGA.

Exhibition History
The Art of Mark Rothko: Selections from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Museo de Arte Moderna, Mexico City; Hong Kong Museum of Art; Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, 2005-2006, brochures, no. 21, repro.
Ammi Phillips and Mark Rothko: Compositions in Pink, Green, and Red, American Folk Art Museum, New York, 2008-2009, no catalogue.
Colorforms, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011, no catalogue.
Mark Rothko: A Retrospective, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague; Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 2014 - 2016, unnumbered catalogue.
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 317, repro.
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 565, repro.